Tag: Natural gas

Construction authorized at Freeport LNG

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators on Friday cleared the way for construction at a planned natural gas exporting facility at Quintana Island, Texas. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized Freeport LNG to start initial site preparation and begin building liquefaction and pre-treating facilities at its planned export terminal. But the agency told Freeport LNG it cannot […]  More »

Eagle Materials drills further into energy sector with acquisition

Eagle Materials is moving further into the energy sector by buying a company that sells an ingredient crucial to the hydraulic fracturing process.  More »

Guest Commentary: Anticipating the risks of oil and gas trucking

More shippers are exploring trucking as a way to move their products to diverse markets, but risk of spills are high.  More »

Study: Natural gas surge won’t slow global warming

Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn’t quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won’t slow global warming, a new study projects.  More »

Israel sees gas as key to transforming Mideast relations

After this summer’s war in Gaza battered Israel’s international reputation, the country’s leaders say they have a new foreign policy tool to build relations with its neighbors: natural gas.  More »

Statoil announces Tanzania gas discovery

The Norwegian energy company has had a presence in Tanzania since 2007.  More »

N.D. governor: State responding to natural gas flaring problem

About one-third of the natural gas produced in North Dakota is burned off due to a lack of infrastructure  More »

N.D. officials tout $4 billion plastic factory

Two top North Dakota lawmakers were among the supporters of the project that would convert some of the state’s abundant natural gas into plastic.  More »

Corpus Christi LNG clears hurdle toward federal approval

The agency found that while construction and operation of the import and export terminal could have some adverse effects, mostly temporary and short-term, they will be minimal.  More »

California hydroelectric power drying up amid drought

The Energy Information Administration says the extended drought in California is hurting the state’s capacity to production hydroelectric power.  More »

Chevron sells 30 percent stake in Canadian play

The deal expands Chevron’s relationship with Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company, creating a partnership to develop about 330,000 net acres in the liquids-rich Kaybob area of the Duvernay shale.  More »

Northeast U.S. gas at decade-high for winter on supply concern

Supplies in the so-called consuming east region, which covers the Northeast to the Midwest, are at the lowest seasonal level since 2000, government data show.  More »
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